Under general direction, manages project planning, funding, approval, and implementation. The Project Manager works with staff members and other stakeholders to successfully plan and execute projects that support the priorities of the organization while ensuring that projects are completed on schedule. This level of project manager oversees various projects of a highly complex nature, meeting quality standards and the production of expected deliverables during all phases of the project life cycle. Assembles project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project.
Coordinates and manages projects, incorporating and adhering to project management standards and methodology, using prescribed tools and documents as required to coordinate and manager projects. Successfully manages the scope of the project, including client priorities and expectations of product and services, ensuring customer satisfaction.
Tracks the day-to-day activities required to ensure projects are completed on time, successfully, and in a manner consistent with organizational goals, departmental policies, and/or the standard terms and conditions of the contract, if applicable.
Serves as the lead contact for internal and external customers on assigned projects.
Coordinates assigned staff in all aspects of the planning, design and implementation of highly complex projects. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks/reviews vendor deliverables.
Forecasts resource needs and secures skilled staff from resource managers as far in advance as possible. Develops budgets and tracks invoicing as appropriate.
Leads the development of project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, which include clear milestones and assignment of project task responsibilities and schedules. Publishes and maintains status reports, communication plans, risk plans as is consistent with ANMC standards. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking analysis and project budgets.
Communicates all of the requirements and commitments (both verbally and in writing) for each project with clients, ANTHC staff and management. Participates with other project managers in standards development, educational sessions and process improvement projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
Knowledge of Project management experience to include the use of standard methodologies on complex projects in a healthcare environment.
Knowledge of applicable statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances, codes, administrative orders and other operational guidelines and directives.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of cost accounting, budgeting and strategic planning.
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, contractors, and representatives from other local, state and Federal organizations.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals with wide array of cultural, political, educational, socio-economic, geographic and linguistic backgrounds.
Skill in addressing sensitive issues and situations.
Skill in advising leaders of complex organizational units.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Bachelor’s Degree in project management or related field. Progressively responsible professional/exempt work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Seven (7) years professional work experience managing major projects or working in positions using the organizational and professional skills used in project management. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
Project Management Professional. Two years of additional project management work experience may be substituted for this certification.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Experience working in the field for which projects will be managed or the departments to which the individual incumbent will be assigned.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds. ANMC is not a latex free environment; therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium - 19 months ago